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Objective: Develop and design an 11×17” concert poster.
Assignment: Using preferred available computer software, participants will design an 11×17” concert poster geared toward the promotion of a concert event.
Provided Materials: Access to computer lab, Graphic Design software (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop or Canva), Assets for the design (photographs and logo), UWA faculty and student guides
Judging Criteria: Designs will be judged on creativity, contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity.
Objective: Write and verbally present a sales pitch for a product to a panel of judges.
Assignment: Participants will be provided with a product during conference check-in paired with available research about the impact/use of the product. Participants will write/develop a sales pitch presentation that will last no more than two (2) minutes. Participants will present the sales pitch to a live panel of judges. The provided product may be used as a visual aid for the presentation.
Provided Materials: A sample product and research about the use/impact of that product
Judging Criteria: Sales presentations will be judged on persuasion, creativity, and presentation skills.